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Apple iPhone 12 mini (256GB) vs Lenovo S5 (32GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPhone 12 mini vs Lenovo S5 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Lenovo S5 XApple iPhone 12 mini (256GB)25Points
Apple iPhone 12 mini (256GB)
5.4"
OLED

1080x2340

12
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2227
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Lenovo S5 (32GB)
5.7"
IPS

1080x2160

13
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone 12 mini (256GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

iPhone 12 mini (256GB)25 Advantages Apple iPhone 12 mini (256GB)vsS5 (32GB)10 Advantages Lenovo S5 (32GB)
+3.1GHz 64bit Octa-Core28%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+256GB (242GB available)10 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB available)
+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+133 grams (4.66 ounces)17%
Lighter
vs155 grams (5.43 ounces)
+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)5%
Thinner
vs7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Super Retina XDR OLEDAdvantage
Super Retina XDR OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1080x2340 pixels8%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2160 pixels
+477 PPI13%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs424 PPI
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+f/1.6 (aperture)38%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps16 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+20W33%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs15W
+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Ceramic ShieldAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
5.4"vs+5.7"6%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12MP + 12MPvs+(dual camera) 13MP + 13MP7%
Higher resolution main camera
(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MPvs+(front) 16MP29%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2300000 apps (App Store)vs+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use
proprietary audio outputvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2227 mAhvs+3000 mAh35%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
USB 2.0 proprietary connectorvs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

23 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
Dual-LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
+16 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Apple iPhone 12 mini (256GB)Lenovo S5 (32GB)
ModeliPhone 12 mini (256GB)S5 (32GB)
Other model namesiPhone 12 mini A2176, A2398, A2399, A2400联想S5, Lenovo S5 3GB RAM + 32GB PABX0000CN, PABX0001CN
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
ChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
BrandAppleLenovo
Release date10/13/20203/1/2018
Depth7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)64.2 x 131.5 millimeters (2.53 x 5.18 in)73.5 x 154 millimeters (2.89 x 6.06 in)
Weight133 grams (4.66 ounces)155 grams (5.43 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Apple iPhone 12 mini (256GB)Lenovo S5 (32GB)
System versioniOS 14Android 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateiOS 15feature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Apple iPhone 12 mini (256GB)Lenovo S5 (32GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A14 Bionic (5nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
3.1GHz Dual-Core Firestorm
1.8GHz Hexa-Core Icestorm
Octa-Core, 1 processor:
2GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP4Qualcomm Adreno 506 650Mhz
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 589616 (v8)
Geekbench: 4174 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 60fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Apple iPhone 12 mini (256GB)Lenovo S5 (32GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage256GB (242GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Apple iPhone 12 mini (256GB)Lenovo S5 (32GB)
Display typeSuper Retina XDR OLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.4" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~74.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2160 pixels (18:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)477 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassCeramic ShieldNot supported
Display features60Hz, 625nits[typ], 1200nits[peak]
Dolby Vision/HDR10
60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Apple iPhone 12 mini (256GB)Lenovo S5 (32GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/200 Mbps300/100 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE
A2176 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
A2398 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
A2399, A2400 versions:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
LTE Cat7 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkA2176 version:
Sub6/mmWave (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261)
A2398, A2399, A2400 versions:
Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79)
Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NRGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Apple iPhone 12 mini (256GB)Lenovo S5 (32GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.4120°13mm1/3.6"
(dual camera)
13 megapixels
13MP mono
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.6 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Apple iPhone 12 mini (256GB)Lenovo S5 (32GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP SL 3D
16 megapixels
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Apple iPhone 12 mini (256GB)Lenovo S5 (32GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFFMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Apple iPhone 12 mini (256GB)Lenovo S5 (32GB)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputproprietary audio output3.5mm jack
TV outputProprietary TV-outUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Apple iPhone 12 mini (256GB)Lenovo S5 (32GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Apple iPhone 12 mini (256GB)Lenovo S5 (32GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2227 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts20W Fast battery charging
12W Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
15W (5V/3A) Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 3
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Apple iPhone 12 mini (256GB)Lenovo S5 (32GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Midnight Black, Flame Red
- 2.5D glass screen
- ZUI 3.7

☢️ Radiation rate

Apple iPhone 12 mini (256GB)Lenovo S5 (32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.99W/kg (head), 0.99W/kg (body)feature not registered
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